Invitation to Göteborg Open 2017

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Martin Danerud
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Invitation to Göteborg Open 2017

Post by Martin Danerud » 12 Oct 2017 19:14

Welcome to the eighteenth edition of Göteborg Open!

The tournament has attracted several international shogi players during previous years and we hope this will be the case again. We are looking forward to meet you all in Göteborg 9th to 10th of December. The venue is located in the central part of Göteborg, close to shops, hotels and restaurants. All participants are welcome to join a common dinner on Saturday evening.

Venue

Göteborgs Schackcentrum, Vegagatan 20

Tram: no. 1 Stop: Prinsgatan

Bus: no. 60 Stop: Oskar Fredriks kyrka


Registration

For pre-registration, contact Martin Danerud at martin.danerud@telia.com
or register yourself at http://shogi.se/forum -> Tävlingar -> Göteborg Open -> Pre-registration 2017

Personal registration: December 9th, latest at 11.45

Fee: 200 SEK

Schedule

Saturday, December 9:

Round 1: 12.00

Round 2: 15.00

Round 3: 18.00

Sunday, December 10:

Round 4: 08.00

Round 5: 10.30

Round 6: 13.30


Thinking time and pairing

Thinking time: 45 minutes + 40 seconds byo-yomi

Pairing: Swiss using Swiss Perfect.


Prizes

Prizes will be given to places 1-3 and the rating prizes to the best players, 1-5 kyu, 6-10 kyu och 11-20 kyu.

Prize giving around 16.00.


Dinner at Saturday night

On Saturday night we will dine together at a nearby resturant (with resonable prices).


Recommended places to stay

Slottskogens vandrarhem: http://www.sov.nu

Masthuggsterassens vandrarhem: http://www.mastenvandrarhem.com

Göteborgs minihotell: http://www.minihotel.se/

Hotell Lilton: http://www.lilton.se/Default.aspx.htm

Aprikosens bed and breakfast: http://www.aprikosenbab.se/index.htm

There is also a possibility to stay at the venue, already from the night between Friday and Saturday (or just the night between Saturday and Sunday). The cost is 80 SEK per night. Tell me at pre-registration if you are interested in one or two nights!

More alternatives places to stay, can be found on Cityguide.se


Welcome to Göteborg Open!

Martin Danerud

President of the Swedish Shogi Federation

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